Meriden Family Respite Center
About the Meriden Family Respite Center
The Meriden Respite Center is conveniently located in central Connecticut within minutes of I-91, the Merritt Parkway and I-691.  As such, it’s easy to access cultural events in New Haven and Hartford, as well as shopping, Kid City Museum in Middletown, beautiful Hubbard Park in Meriden and a variety of other leisure options.  
The Meriden Respite Center, on the Meriden DDS campus, provides time limited respite for individuals supported by the Department.  The center is barrier-free and has three bedrooms to accommodate up to five individuals.  Two bedrooms are double rooms while the third is a single bedroom. There’s a large living room with an adjoining dining room and eat-in kitchen. The Center is a barrier-free ranch-style home with a large dining area, full kitchen, 4 bedrooms with one being a single room, a living room and a family room.

Meriden Respite Center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is available for Individuals supported by DDS across the state.  There is access to 24-hour nursing on-site, with the ability to accommodate individuals with medical issues.
Main Phone Number
Tel: (203) 514-3250
Fax: (203) 514-3251

Carmen Douglas, DSRPSI

South Region Respite Coordinator   

Tel: (203) 294-5099
LisaMarie Infante, SDSW
Respite Supervisor            
Tel: (203) 514-3250 


Karen Armstrong
Behavioral Health Clinical Manager                   
Tel: (203) 294-5098 


Michelle Powell RN, CNC
Respite Nurse
Tel: (203) 294-5059
(c)  (860) 550-3589
Fax: (860) 622-2692
35 Undercliff Road, Unit D
Meriden, CT 06450 
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week